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Unhealthy Skepticism - Washington Monthly

Psychiatry - Sun, 2018-07-15 20:13

Unhealthy Skepticism
Washington Monthly
One study shows that 77 percent of U.S. counties face a severe shortage of practicing psychiatrists, psychologists, or social workers; 55 percent of U.S. counties—all rural—have no mental health professionals at all. Without the VA, these numbers ...

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Bail denied: Salim Mehajer to remain in 'restrictive custody' in maximum security prison - The Advertiser

Psychiatry - Wed, 2018-07-11 23:04

The Advertiser

Bail denied: Salim Mehajer to remain in 'restrictive custody' in maximum security prison
The Advertiser
But Ms Schurr said she hoped he would seek mental health care in jail to manage his bipolar disorder and move towards rehabilitating his life. Moments later, his model partner Melissa Tysoe — who he had discussed marriage with — deleted all ...

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Sovereign Health tells workers they won't be paid; closes California drug rehab facilities - OCRegister

Psychiatry - Wed, 2018-07-11 16:42

OCRegister

Sovereign Health tells workers they won't be paid; closes California drug rehab facilities
OCRegister
One of the bigger addiction treatment providers in Southern California, Sovereign Health, is closing its doors amid financial difficulties and an ongoing investigation following allegations of insurance fraud. In a July 5 letter ... Records related to ...

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Bitcoin or bust? Brazen $40M cryptocurrency heist apparently never happened - Allentown Morning Call

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-10 15:44

Allentown Morning Call

Bitcoin or bust? Brazen $40M cryptocurrency heist apparently never happened
Allentown Morning Call
... by federal authorities last year — a bitcoin heist of more than $40 million that left even experts flummoxed — would have been one of the most audacious and technically sophisticated cybercrimes in the short history of the supposedly fraud-proof ...

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Bitcoin or bust? Brazen $40M cryptocurrency heist apparently never happened - Philly.com

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-10 14:33

Philly.com

Bitcoin or bust? Brazen $40M cryptocurrency heist apparently never happened
Philly.com
The crime described by federal authorities last year — a bitcoin heist of more than $40 million that left even experts flummoxed – would have been one of the most audacious and technically sophisticated cyber crimes in the short history of the ...

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40 Things to Stop Believing About Yourself After 40 - Reader's Digest

Psychiatry - Mon, 2018-07-09 10:38

Reader's Digest

40 Things to Stop Believing About Yourself After 40
Reader's Digest
“Many people overestimate the probability that they will not do well or assume a negative result which can lead you to avoid doing things altogether or not put forth your best effort,” says Flo Leighton, RN, certified mental health nurse practitioner ...

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Cocaine-supplying ADHD psychiatrist further jailed for child abuse images - Bristol Live

Psychiatry - Sun, 2018-07-08 23:01

Bristol Live

Cocaine-supplying ADHD psychiatrist further jailed for child abuse images
Bristol Live
... Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, was found to have images and videos assessed to be category A – the most serious category. “He was previously convicted of supplying a controlled drug, fraudulently making false prescriptions, fraud and ...

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Beyond the ranch: Rajneesh revisited (Part 1 of 3) - Corvallis Gazette Times

Psychiatry - Sun, 2018-07-08 07:11

Corvallis Gazette Times

Beyond the ranch: Rajneesh revisited (Part 1 of 3)
Corvallis Gazette Times
In early April, his three-man weekly won the Investigative Reporters and Editors FOI award for holding the state Psychiatric Security Review Board accountable after it released from the Oregon State Hospital a patient deemed dangerous by health experts ...

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Nonprofit Fraud Often Hurts Those Who Can Least Afford It - Nonprofit Quarterly

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-07-05 09:48

Nonprofit Quarterly

Nonprofit Fraud Often Hurts Those Who Can Least Afford It
Nonprofit Quarterly
The University of Arkansas Medical Sciences department states that Arkansas residents have insufficient access to mental health care. Justin Hunt, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Arkansas Medical Science College of Medicine ...

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A Supreme Concern Una preocupación suprema - Manhattan Times

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-07-05 08:06

A Supreme Concern Una preocupación suprema
Manhattan Times
Indiana 406 U.S. 715 (1972)resulted in requiring mental health treatment for defendants found incompetent to stand trial. Here's the story: In May 1968 at the age of 27, ... At his arraignment, Ake was ordered to be examined by a psychiatrist who found ...

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The overshadowed LGBT fight for 'normality' - Washington Blade

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-07-05 06:02

Washington Blade

The overshadowed LGBT fight for 'normality'
Washington Blade
For decades, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) labeled homosexuality a mental illness, thereby justifying the criminalization of homosexuality and permitting discriminatory practices against gay men and lesbians by government agencies, ...

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United States: New Connecticut Law Allows Telemedicine Prescribing Of Controlled Substances - Mondaq News Alerts

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-07-05 03:56

United States: New Connecticut Law Allows Telemedicine Prescribing Of Controlled Substances
Mondaq News Alerts
Connecticut has taken another step towards expanding the meaningful use of telemedicine in connection with treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. SB 302, signed by Governor Dannel Malloy and effective July 1, 2018, allows providers to ...

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CCHR Japan Demands an End to Psychiatric Abuse - Digital Journal

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-03 18:21

Digital Journal

CCHR Japan Demands an End to Psychiatric Abuse
Digital Journal
Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) is a nonprofit charitable mental health watchdog co-founded in 1969 by the Church of Scientology and professor of psychiatry Dr. Thomas Szasz. It is dedicated to eradicating psychiatric abuse and ensuring ...

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Fresh Concerns Raised About UIC Researcher's Pediatric Drug Study - The Scientist

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-03 15:06

The Scientist

Fresh Concerns Raised About UIC Researcher's Pediatric Drug Study
The Scientist
Emails and other documents recently obtained by ProPublica Illinois have prompted fresh criticism of a famous pediatric psychiatrist whose work violated research rules and put children's health at risk. University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC ...

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Connecticut News: Waterford Psychologist, ARLENE WERNER Pays $126760 to Settle Allegations under the False ... - STL.News (blog)

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:46

STL.News (blog)

Connecticut News: Waterford Psychologist, ARLENE WERNER Pays $126760 to Settle Allegations under the False ...
STL.News (blog)
This case stems from a larger investigation into fraudulent activity in the area of behavioral health services, which has been jointly conducted by the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Medicaid ...

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Documents Raise New Concerns About Lithium Study on Children - ProPublica

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-03 03:04

ProPublica

Documents Raise New Concerns About Lithium Study on Children
ProPublica
Newly obtained records raise additional concerns about the research and oversight of Dr. Mani Pavuluri, a star pediatric psychiatrist at the University of Illinois at Chicago whose clinical trial studying the effects of the powerful drug lithium on ...

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Documents Raise New Concerns About a University Psychiatrist's Study on Children - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-03 02:08

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Documents Raise New Concerns About a University Psychiatrist's Study on Children
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A ProPublica Illinois investigation earlier this year revealed that the National Institute of Mental Health ordered the university to repay $3.1 million in grant money it had received to fund Pavuluri's study. The five-year study, “Affective ...

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Documents Raise New Concerns About a University Psychiatrist's Study on Children - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-03 02:08

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Documents Raise New Concerns About a University Psychiatrist's Study on Children
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A ProPublica Illinois investigation earlier this year revealed that the National Institute of Mental Health ordered the university to repay $3.1 million in grant money it had received to fund Pavuluri's study. The five-year study, “Affective ...

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Health Care Policy Newsletter - July 2018 - JD Supra (press release)

Psychiatry - Mon, 2018-07-02 14:03

Health Care Policy Newsletter - July 2018
JD Supra (press release)
Justice Department announces crackdown on fraudulent opioid prescriptions – Federal agencies on Thursday announced charges in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions called “the largest health care fraud takedown in American history,” an investigation into ...

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